Vivian Ruth Pata

March 16, 1934 - June 28, 2016

03/16/1934 - 06/28/2016

Past Services

Friday July 01, 2016
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home
204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, OH 43950
740-695-0475 | Directions
Saturday July 02, 2016
10:00 am - 10:45 am

Saturday July 02, 2016
10:45 am - 11:30 am
Holly Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel
Pleasant Grove, OH

Vivian Ruth Pata of St. Clairsville, Ohio died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Belmont Manor after  struggling with alzhiemers for six years.

She was born March 16, 1934 in Martins Ferry, Ohio a daughter of the late Walter and Lena Wilson Leach.

She was a homemaker, a dedicated wife and mother. She was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Walter Leach.

She is survived by her husband, Philip G. Pata, four children, Philip G. (Lisa) Pata, Ronald D. (Kurt Appel) Pata, Mariann (Dwayne Wilson) Pata and Julann (Sam) Sacco and her sister-in-law, Loretta Closser. Also her grandchildren, Zac (Alyssa) Pata, Kaz Pata, Luca Bressler, Ariana Sacco, Theia Bressler and Gia Sacco, her great granddaughter, Sophia Pata and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory 204 West Main Street St. Clairsville, Ohio on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville, Ohio at 10 am with Fr. Ed Maxfield, as Celebrant. Entombment in the Holly Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

Vigil services will be held on Friday at 4 pm in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary’s Catholic Church by going to To donate please CLICK HERE.


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Pete & Erin Cuffaro
7 years ago

Phil and Family:

Sorry to hear about your wife.

Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

With deepest condolences,

Pete & Erin Cuffaro
Wheeling, West Virginia

Darla Ebbert
7 years ago

Sorry to hear of your loss. I do understand loss after watching Moe struggle with death .

Mark Nicholes
7 years ago

Ron and family,

I was so very sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My family’s thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss. Your Class of 1979 family will always be there for you should you need us.

Mike Longo
7 years ago

Phil & Family, l’m sorry to hear of the passing of Vivian. All of you will be in my thoughts & prayers. May God Bless all of You.

Mike Longo
7 years ago

Phil and Family, So sorry to hear of the loss of Vivian. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.God Bless all of You.